Why You Should Have A Satchel (or Purse) If You’re In A Wheelchair

Living life in a wheelchair can be difficult. Yes, it is my goal to walk independently or at least with a walker one day and yes, it is going to take awhile. One thing I have found very handy while being in a wheelchair is to carry a satchel, or if you’re a girl, a purse. Read More …

Julia: Sesame Street’s First Muppet With A Disability

Today I want to talk about Julia, Sesame Street’s newest Muppet. I know what you’re all thinking: Tre, what does this post have to do with Cerebral Palsy, and aren’t you to old for Sesame Street? If these are the questions running though your mind right now don’t touch that mouse because I’m about to Read More …

Joshua: a superstar with CP

Born at 24 weeks Joshua sustained significant injury to his cerebral cortex, the part of the brain that controls muscle movement. His most noticeable difference is his limp. Continuous tightening (spasticity) of his tendon restricts his heel from meeting the floor, causing a toe-walking pattern. Over the years he’s been thru therapy, casting and botox. Read More …

It’s National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day!

Today, March 25th, is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. As you all may know March is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, but you all may not have known that the 25th is a day specially dedicated to those with CP. In honor of this day I would like to issue a challenge to everyone out Read More …